Packaging, labelling & coding

Tru-Trac TR1 Encoder

17 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The Tru-Trac encoder by CL encoder features an adjustable spring-tensioned mounting with the option of either a rubber or aluminium wheel.

Omni PerformX and VentX ranges of reinforced stretch wraps

04 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Omni Group

Omni claims its reinforced VentX and PerformX films will reduce stretch wrap usage by over 50%. Not only does halving film usage significantly reduce wrapping costs, it reduces environmental impact.

Bosch wants to get out of packaging

02 July, 2018

Bosch is looking for a buyer for the food and pharmaceuticals units of the packaging machinery business (PA), part of its Packaging Technology division.

VIP Color VP750 digital colour label printer

02 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Label Power Pty Ltd

The VIP Color VP750 is the next generation of digital print-on-demand colour label and tag printer with enhanced water resistance printing technology, and includes an automatic cutter.

Expand CoOL to foodservice says SIA

02 July, 2018

"What about foodservice?" — Seafood Industry Australia wants foodservice establishments to notify diners where their seafood came from.

Food fraud, contamination, recalls and traceability

27 June, 2018 by Miguel Campos, Export sales manager, Advanta

Golf ball material in hash browns, horse meat in hamburgers — traceability has never been more important for the food industry.

CoOL labelling mandatory from 1 July

26 June, 2018

Be warned — Country of Origin food labelling becomes mandatory in Australia from 1 July and the ACCC will be checking to ensure businesses are complying.

Bottling beverages at 36,000 bph with new PET line

20 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

USHydrations acquired a complete PET line from Sidel, equipped with a Matrix Combi, with the aim of producing around two million bottles a day.

PET Technologies APF-Max PET stretch blow moulding machines

18 June, 2018 | Supplied by: PET Technologies

PET Technologies has announced the 4th generation of PET stretch blow moulding machines APF-Max with output range 6000–14000 bph for bottles volume of 0.2–3.0 L.

Bottled water company quenches its thirst for high-pressure air

13 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Kaeser Compressors Australia

PET blow moulding relies on an efficient supply of compressed air — here's how E'stel Water managed its air supply.

Sipping champagne in space

13 June, 2018 by Nichola Murphy

Maison Mumm's new champagne bottle and glass will allow astronauts and other space travellers to sip champagne in zero gravity.

Scent permeation through induction-sealed closure liner

12 June, 2018

A patent has been granted to Tekni-Plex for its Sniff Seal technology, which is the first liner to enable scent permeation through an induction seal closure liner.

Label Power Virgo desktop finishing system

06 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Label Power Pty Ltd

Virgo from Label Power is a compact desktop finishing system that unwinds, laminates labels for durability, digitally die cuts, removes excess label material around each die-cut shape, slit and rewinds.

Markem-Imaje and Cognex develop advanced 'Mark & Read' technology

06 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Markem-Imaje Pty Ltd

The companies are collaborating to develop Mark & Read applications for global fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies.

MULTIVAC I 410 automatic inspection solution

04 June, 2018 | Supplied by: MULTIVAC Australia Pty Ltd

The I 410 model from MULTIVAC Marking & Inspection is an automatic inspection solution that is designed to ensure reliable marking and quality inspection from above and below.

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